Prizes

Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

One Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics is given each year.

The winner receives $3 million. The prize can be split between two or more scientists.

Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

In exceptional cases a special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics can be awarded at any time, forgoing the nomination process.

The winner receives $3 million. The prize can be split between two or more scientists.

The New Horizons in Physics Prize

The New Horizons in Physics Prize of $100,000 is awarded to promising junior researchers who have already produced important work.

Each year, up to three New Horizons in Physics Prizes are awarded.

The physics prizes were founded by Yuri Milner and are funded by a grant from the foundation established by Yuri and Julia Milner.